Health Tip: Serve Up a Healthy After-School Snack
(HealthDay News) -- You want your kids to eat something healthy
after school, but there's no time to cook something nutritious.
The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics suggests these no-cook
- Make a frozen treat by dipping a peeled banana in yogurt,
rolling it in crushed cereal and then freezing.
- Shake up a fruit smoothie by combining a half cup each of
low-fat yogurt and chilled 100 percent fruit juice in a container
with a lid, and then shake.
- Use fun-shaped cookie cutters (like dinosaurs, stars or hearts)
to cut out sandwiches made with lean meat, low-fat cheese and
- In a bowl, mix peanut butter with cornflakes or bran flakes,
and then roll into balls. Roll the balls in crushed graham crackers
to make tasty peanut butter balls.
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